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Photography Wisdom

When it comes to people you spend the most time with on your wedding day, your beloved ranks right up there. But second? Second in line is your photographer. They’re the ones who are there from the moments of nervousness and anxiety, the ceremony, the celebration and all the in-between. So it makes sense you

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Marry Me Movies

Making a film is not just a ‘pick up a camera, point and shoot’ affair – well, it could be if you don’t value quality! But your wedding day is different – the people behind the camera need the skills and finesse of experience. Max and Jesse of Marry Me Movies bring a wealth of

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The everlasting memories that are forever in the photos from your big day mean it’s a hugely important decision to make. Here, Kevin Lue has given the Polka Dot Bride his top tips in selecting the RIGHT photographer for you.It’s OK to shop around, however Kevin says the key factors to keep in mind are:

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Images are always so full of feelings – tenderness, love, outrageous fun or stillness. And when those images also have a gentle overlay of a photographer who has a keen eye for observing people then you have Ava Me Photography. A wedding feels as if it’s over in the blink of an eye and it

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One of the most enjoyable aspects of our job is seeing a wedding unfold in the shots taken by photographers. Amanda and Pete of The Hitched Collective are all about recording the seemingly smallest behind the scenes moments, because along with the big moments that everyone is aware of, there is a whole world of

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There is such a feeling of love and care in these photographs. They are the work of Cheng of Veri Photography and the love is not only between the people in the images, but there is a love of creating art through his images as well. The way the light falls, the reflections, the big

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Experience counts. Kirsten and Rebecca of Compose Photography have been in business for 10 years and have seen many changes over that time. From uncomfortable formal poses, formal bouquets and cakes, big hair and even bigger veils – to a more natural way of doing things – no less beautiful, but a whole lot more

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Sunrise is a beautiful time of the day – the stillness, the clear air and the promise of the day to come. But a sunrise over sand and water has a special magic and Shawn and Adam of Love + Water Photography specialise in capturing the pure light and soft colours of dawn which gives

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Every time I prepare an interview from a photographer I’m struck by the subtle differences in the style of their images. Sometimes it is obvious but more often it is the differences in the way they use the light, or the landscape to give a sense of time and place, or the way the couple

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When looking at a photographer’s images, they can touch something deep with you. Through the lens you not only see the personalities of the couples photographed – there’s always a little bit of the photographer imprinted on every image too. When looking at Alan Hughes Photography’s images you see not only the love between the

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We think that photography is painting a picture not with a brush, but with images. And photographers put as much of themselves into your photographs as an artist does into a painting. In Sarah Moore Photography’s images, you can see the painterly quality, the particular way the light shines on the skin or through a

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Capturing the emotions of the day in an image is made even more special when that unique quality of Australian light enhances every photograph. Anthea of Anthea Auld Photographer is not only your story teller for the day, she is also quietly organised, a calming influence whenever things become overwhelming and approaches each and every

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What a lovely thing it is to be a close knit photography team; with your aims, goals, and shooting styles so in tune that you are still going strong after 12 years in partnership. This is the story of Diane and Amber of DeRay & Simcoe; best friends, partners in good humour and excellent wedding photography,

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Telling your wedding day story through pictures in an artistic and emotional way is the creative strength of a good photographer. It is through their record of the day that you will remember long forgotten details. So choosing the perfect photographer who you feel a connection with, is so important. Amy of Amy Skinner Photography

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In the throes of planning your own wedding? Or know somebody who is? Angie Roe Photography has left no stone unturned with her comprehensive advice on how to select a wedding photographer that is ideal for you! We’ve all heard the stories, from that friend of a friend who never received their wedding images, or whose

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